• World Focus
  • Taiwanese Cinema Renaissance 2017
The Great Buddha⁺
[ 大佛普拉斯 ]
Director: Huang Hsin-yao
  • Drama
  • Suspense
Japanese Premiere
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Schedule & Ticket
10/27 19:00- (104min)
  • Q&A
Guest (tentative): Q&A: Huang Hsin-yao(Director/Screenplay)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
10/28 18:30- (104min)
  • Q&A
Guest (tentative): Q&A: Huang Hsin-yao(Director/Screenplay)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
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Pickle works as a security guard at a Buddha statue factory at night. His favorite pastime is to read porn magazines and watch TV with his best pal Belly Button. One day, out of boredom, they grab the dash cam of Pickle's boss and watch the recordings. Pickle and Belly Button soon realize that they have not only intruded a man's private life but also witnessed dirty little secrets that will trigger a chaotic chain reaction.
Director Huang Hsin-yao

Born in Kaohsiung in 1973, Huang Hsin-yao is a renowned documentary filmmaker known for his satirical tone and humorous narrative that enhances the preposterous situations one often faces in life. In 2010, Taivalu won Grand Prize and Best Documentary at the Taipei Film Awards. In 2017 Huang's first feature-length film The Great Buddha+ bagged five awards at the Taipei Film Awards.

Staff Director/Screenplay : Huang Hsin-yao
Executive Producer : Chung Mong-hong
Executive Producer : Yeh Ju-feng
Cinematographer : Nagao Nakashima
Production Designer : Chao Shih-hao
Editor : Lai Hsiu-hsiung
Music : Lin Sheng-xiang
Cast Cres Chuang
Bamboo Chen
Leon Dai
Chang Shao-huai
Chen Yi-wen
Na Dow
104min. Part Color Taiwanese, Mandarin | 2017 Taiwan |
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